Today in Black History, December 15, 1896 ” Julia Terry Hammonds received an U.S. patent for Invention of the Apparatus for Holding Yarn-Skeins”

On today in 1896, Julia Terry Hammonds received an U.S. patent for her invention of the apparatus for holding yarn-skeins. The goal of the apparatus was to provide a cheap and simple means for winding yarns, silk, zephyrs, and other materials.
U.S. Patent #572985

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